Three University of Wyoming students took top honors for posters and papers at the 2016 meeting of the Western Society of Weed Science in Albuquerque, March 7-10, says Associate Professor Andrew Kniss of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources plant sciences department.
Carl Coburn of Cincinnati, Ohio, earned first place in the poster category for “Methods for Confirming Resistance to Different Herbicide Modes of Action: Does One Size Fit All?”
Second place was awarded to Albert Adjesiwor of Asesewa, Ghana, for the poster, “Physiological Mechanisms of Shade Avoidance Response in Beta Vulgaris.”
Coburn took second in basic biology and ecology papers for “Experimental Methods for Confirming Resistance to Synthetic Auxin Herbicides.”
Second place for agronomic crops papers went to Clint Beiermann of Big Piney for “Effect of Winter Wheat Stubble Height on Dry Bean Growth and Development.”